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Karatekas Tsukii, Lim sweep way to gold medal round

Karatekas Tsukii, Lim sweep way to gold medal round

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by December 21, 2021 World Sports
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Joey Villar – Philstar.com December 21, 2021 | 5:03pm MANILA, Philippines – World Championship veterans Junna Tsukii and Jamie Lim lived up to billing as they won all of their three matches Tuesday to barge into the gold medal round of the 2021 Asian Karate Championships in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Tsukii, ranked No. 4 in the world and No. 2 in Asia, trounced South Korea’s Jung Ji Young, 4-1; Hong Kong’s Tsang Yee Ting, 9-0; and the United Arab Emirates’ Hawraa Al Ajmi, 3-2; to set up a finals showdown with Kazakhstan’s Moldir Zhangbyrbay in the women’s -50-kilogram division. For her part, Lim, the…

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